The Resource Prince William County (Va.) Business Records

Prince William County (Va.) Business Records

Label
Prince William County (Va.) Business Records, 1884-1929
Title
Prince William County (Va.) Business Records
Inclusive dates
1884-1929
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Prince William County (Va.) Business Records, 1884-1929 includes 2 account books from specific individuals within a company, 3 unidentified company account ledgers, 1 unidentified company check stub book and 2 company minute books (see below.)
  • Minute book, 1891-1893, of Bull Run Coal and Iron Development Company that records the meetings of the company's board of directors from its inception to its dissolution. Information found in the minutes includes date of meetings, selection of officers, resolutions, and decisions made by the board of directors regarding the purchase of equipment, selling of stock, collection of delinquent payments from stockholders, and other miscellaneous activities of the company. The minute book also includes a list of names of stockholders, the number of shares owned by each stockholder, and the address of each stockholder
  • Minute book, 1909-1914, of Virginia Publishing Company that records the meetings of the company's board of directors from its inception. Information found in the minutes includes date and location of meetings, election of officers, by-laws, and resolutions and decisions made by the board of directors regarding the selling of stock and other miscellaneous activities of the company. The minute book also includes miscellaneous loose papers
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Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Prince William County was formed from Stafford and King George Counties by a statute adopted in 1730, to take effect on 12 March 1731. The county was named for William Augustus, duke of Cumberland and third son of King George II.
  • Many preā€“Civil War records were lost, destroyed, or stolen by Union troops in 1863 during the Civil War. Sixteen deed books and five will books are missing.
  • Bull Run Coal and Iron Development Company conducted business in Prince William County and Fauquier County during the late 19th century. It was organized in August 1891, and dissolved in September 1893.
  • Virginia Publishing Company conducted business in Manassas, Virginia, during the early 20th century. It was organized in December 1909.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
  • Additional Prince William County Records can be found on microfilm at the Library of Virginia. Consult "A Guide to Virginia County and City Records on Microfilm" found on the Library of Virginia's web site.
  • Prince William County is one of Virginia's Lost Records Localities. Additional Prince William County Court Records may be found in the Virginia Lost Records Localities Digital Collection.
Label
Prince William County (Va.) Business Records
Note
  • These volumes came to the Library of Virginia in a shipment of court records from Prince William County
  • These volumes are located at the State Records Center. Contact Archives Research Services for access information, directions and hours
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
8
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Prince William County Circuit Court.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001670482
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v.

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